Breakfast, lunch & dinner in a jar for under 1000 calories! I’m sure you’ve seen these around! They seem to be the new craze. If you’re anything like me, and you put on a few pounds these past few months, this “food in a jar” idea is a fabulous way of getting those jeans back…

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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies This recipe makes approximately 2 dozen cookies! First, be sure to preheat your oven to 350ºF. Ingredients 1 egg 1 jar natural peanut butter 1 cup sugar Method In a small bowl, combine the ingredients until well combined. Roll small balls of dough, placing them spaced out on a prepared…

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Makes about 40 discs (20 closed macarons). Preheat the oven to 300ºF. Ingredients 4 egg whites 1/3 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup icing sugar 1 cup almond flour Pinch of salt Gel food coloring (optional) Method Whisk the egg whites with the sugar on high for 10 minutes. If using food coloring, add at this point.…

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Looking for something fun to do with the kids these days? Look no further! Baking brings out this Cinderella feeling that is unexplainable. Not the feeling when she’s on her knees scrubbing the floor, but the one when she’s in her room singing with her besties. “que music” -no matter how your heart is grieving,…

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Baked Cheesecake Preheat the oven to 425ºF Makes an 8inch cake Ingredients 450 gr. cream cheese 3/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 1/2 cup cream 1/2 cup yogurt 1 tsp. vanilla extract or lemon juice 1 tbsp. flour For base (optional) 1 cup crushed biscuits 1/4 cup sugar 4 tbsp. melted butter Method Beat the cream…

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This apple pie recipe makes a 9-inch cake! Ingredients Pie Crust 2 cups flour 1 tsp. salt 180 gr. cold butter 6-8 tbsp. ice cold water Filling 3 green apples 3 red apples 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup soft brown sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tbsp. cornstarch 60 gr.…

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Cake Pops! Ingredients Cake Buttercream Cake pop sticks Candy Melts Sprinkles of your choice Styrofoam board Recipe Add the cake in a large bowl. Crumble it and add a tablespoon of buttercream at a time until the cake is moist enough to roll a ball, yet thick enough to keep its form. Roll the mixture…

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I think it’s safe to say that we are facing very scary, uncertain times. Few things bring us comfort right now, one of those being warm, satisfying delicious bread. Plain, sweet or savory, choose your preference. Me personally, I like a little bit of both, which is why in this weeks recipe, I chose to…

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This week’s Tuesday Treat is: Mama’s Chocolate Chip Cookies! Basic ingredients are crucial. Do not mess with them! Flour, liquid, salt, fat and leavening ingredients are all equally important for a recipe. Baking is chemistry. Every little detail counts. Unlike cooking, you must measure everything accurately with the right measuring tools. Every baker should learn…

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A little bit about Auntie Eli… Born and raised in Astoria from Cypriot parents, I studied as a graphic designer but always had a passion for baking. On impulse, in 2010, I rented a small spot in Larnaca, Cyprus and named it Auntie Eli’s. This all happened in a matter of 2 hours. Yes, that’s…

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